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Secret Society of Super Villains

 
Secret Society of Super Villains
 

Name: Secret Society of Super Villains

Other Names: The Society; The Underground Society

Classification: villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Secret Society of Super-Villains #1 (May-June 1976): "Attend -- or Die!"

Creators: Gerry Conway, Pablo Marcos, Bob Smith

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 109

Enemy of: Scandal

Number of group members listed below: 130

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Abra Kadabra Abra Kadabra (Citizen Abra) villain
CBR Scale: S magic/sorcery; obsessed with having vengeance on the Flash
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Gang...  DC 58
Amazo Amazo villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League
[android]
DC 95
Bane villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 148
Bizarro Bizarro (Kent Clark) villain
CBR Scale: U Anti-Methodist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 191
Black Adam Black Adam (Teth-Adam) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Egyptian classical religion
The Justice Society of America; Secret Society of Super Villains...  Fawcett DC 200
Black Manta Black Manta villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 95
Black Mask Black Mask (Roman Sionis) villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S cult leader
Secret Society of Super Villains DC 131
Black Mass Black Mass (Geoffrey Thibodeux) villain scientist
  The Cadre; Secret Society of Super Villains DC 20
Blockbuster Blockbuster (Mark Desmond) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 42
Blockbuster Blockbuster (Roland Desmond) villain
CBR Scale: S demonolatry
Secret Society of Super Villains DC 52
Body Doubles Body Doubles (Carmen Leno) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 37
Brainwave Jr. Brainwave Jr. (Henry King Jr.) villain hero
  Infinity, Inc.; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 88
The Calculator The Calculator (Noah Kuttler) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 99
Captain Boomerang Captain Boomerang (Digger Harkness) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 61
Captain Boomerang Captain Boomerang (Owen Mercer) villain hero
  The Outsiders; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 79
Captain Cold Captain Cold (Leonard Snart) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Cold Warriors...  DC 188
Captain Comet Captain Comet (Adam Blake) hero
  Secret Society of Super Villains; L.E.G.I.O.N. DC 143
Captain Stingaree Captain Stingaree (Karl Courtney) villain
CBR Scale: S LGBT
Secret Society of Super Villains DC 8
Carstairs villain
  [1st app: Secret Society of Super-Villains #1 (May-June 1976)] DC 3
Catwoman Catwoman (Selina Kyle) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Secret Society of Super Villains; Batman family...  DC 911
Cheetah Cheetah (Debbi Domaine) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 10
Cheetah Cheetah (Dr. Barbara Minerva) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom DC 150
Chronos Chronos (David Clinton) villain
CBR Scale: D obsessed with time
Secret Society of Super Villains; Time Foes... 
[named for the Greek personification of Time]
DC 102
Cicada (David Hersch) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 17
Clayface Clayface (Basil Karlo) villain based on a real person
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League
[based loosely on Boris Karloff]
DC 60
Copperhead villain
CBR Scale: S demonolatry (temporary)
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad
[sold his soul to demon Neron]
DC 52
Count Vertigo Count Vertigo (Werner Vertigo) villain
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Checkmate; Secret Society of Super Villains... 
[Position in Checkmate: White Queen's Knight]
DC 105
Crazy Quilt Crazy Quilt villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 7
The Creeper The Creeper (Jack Ryder) hero
CBR Scale: U anarchist
The Outsiders; The Justice League...  DC 184
The Crime Doctor The Crime Doctor (Dr. Bradford Thorne) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 15
Cyborgirl Cyborgirl (LeTonya Charles) villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Secret Society of Super Villains; Villainy Inc. DC 15
Deathstroke the Terminator Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson) villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Checkmate; H.I.V.E.... 
[was a freelance operative for Checkmate]
DC 376
Despero Despero villain
CBR Scale: M hatred of the Justice League; alien (Kalanor) with mystic powers
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League...  DC 108
Doctor Light Doctor Light (Arthur Light) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 127
Doctor Polaris Doctor Polaris (Neal Emerson) villain
CBR Scale: M obsessed with magnets
The Cadre; Secret Society of Super Villains DC 49
Doctor Psycho Doctor Psycho (Edgar Cizko) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 87
Doomsday Doomsday villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad DC 100
Double Dare (Aliki and Margot Marceau) villain group
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 10
Fadeaway Man (Dr. Anton Lamont) villain
CBR Scale: S occult
Secret Society of Super Villains
[art history professor; uses cloak of sorcerer Cagliostro]
DC 20
Fastball Fastball (John Malone) villain
  The Cadre; Secret Society of Super Villains DC 16
Felix Faust Felix Faust villain
CBR Scale: D sorcerer; Necronomicon
Secret Society of Super Villains; Crime Champions DC 98
The Fiddler The Fiddler (Isaac Bowin) villain
CBR Scale: S Hindu mystic music
Secret Society of Super Villains; Crime Champions... 
[trained in mystic music by Hindu fakir]
DC 42
The Firefly The Firefly (Garfield Lynns) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 57
Fisherman villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 13
The Floronic Man The Floronic Man (Jason Woodrue) villain
CBR Scale: S fundamentalist Environmentalist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Gang...  DC 118
Amos Fortune Amos Fortune villain
CBR Scale: D obsessed with luck
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Royal Flush Gang...  DC 15
Funky Flashman Funky Flashman supporting character villain based on a real person
CBR Scale: I Jewish
Secret Society of Super Villains
[briefly Mister Miracle's manager; parody of Stan Lee]
DC 19
Gemini Gemini (Gemini De Mille) villain
  Brotherhood of Evil; Secret Society of Super Villains DC 13
The General The General (Wade Eiling) villain
  U.S. Air Force; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 45
Gentleman Ghost Gentleman Ghost (James Craddock) villain
CBR Scale: D ghost
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Society DC 60
Giganta Giganta (Dr. Doris Zuel) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 83
Gorilla Grodd Gorilla Grodd villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 199
Hector Hammond Hector Hammond villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Royal Flush Gang DC 56
Harley Quinn Harley Quinn (Dr. Harleen Quinzel) villain
CBR Scale: S Jewish Catholic
Secret Society of Super Villains; Secret Six...  DC 206
Hellhound (Jack Chifford) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains
[bought Hellhound super-villain "franchise" from Calculator]
DC 8
Houngan Houngan (Jean-Louis Droo) villain scientist
CBR Scale: D Vodoun
Brotherhood of Evil; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 27
The Human Flame (Mike Miller) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 12
Ibac Ibac (Stanley "Stinky" Printwhistle) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Monster Society of Evil Fawcett DC 31
Icicle Icicle (Cameron Mahkent) villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League...  DC 43
Jack of Clubs Jack of Clubs villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Royal Flush Gang DC 7
Jinx Jinx (Nicole Diaz) villain scientist
CBR Scale: U Hindu; sorceress
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League...  DC 17
The Key villain
CBR Scale: S Goth
Intergang; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 30
Killer Croc Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 202
Killer Frost Killer Frost (Crystal Frost) villain scientist
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 18
Killer Frost Killer Frost (Dr. Louise Lincoln) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Cold Warriors...  DC 110
King Shark King Shark (Nanaue) villain deity
CBR Scale: M Polynesian shark demigod
Secret Society of Super Villains; Secret Six
[child of a shark god and a Hawaiian woman]
DC 27
Knockout (Kay) villain
  The Female Furies; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 49
Libra villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Gang DC 16
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (lapsed); Nietzschean atheist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 1,508
Mad Hatter Mad Hatter (Jervis Tetch) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Secret Six DC 126
Madmen Madmen villain group
  Secret Society of Super Villains Charlton DC 18
Mammoth Mammoth (Baran Flinders) villain
  H.I.V.E.; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 48
Man-Bat Man-Bat (Kirk Langstrom) villain scientist
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 134
Manhunter Manhunter (Paul Kirk clone) hero
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 5
Matter Master Matter Master (Mark Mandrill) villain
CBR Scale: M alchemist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Society DC 21
Merlyn (Arthur King) villain
  The 100; The League of Assassins...  DC 51
Mirror Master Mirror Master (Evan McCulloch) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 119
The Mist The Mist (Kyle Nimbus) villain scientist
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Society DC 36
Mister Atom Mister Atom villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Secret Society of Super Villains; Monster Society of Evil Fawcett DC 11
Monocle Monocle (Jonathan Cheval) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 20
Mr. Freeze Mr. Freeze (Victor Fries) villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Secret Society of Super Villains; Cold Warriors...  DC 175
Mr. Terrible villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 13
Multiplex Multiplex (Danton Black) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The 2000 Committee...  DC 54
Neutron Neutron (Nat Tryon) villain
  Intergang; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 24
Ocean Master Ocean Master (Orm Marius) villain
CBR Scale: S occult; half-Atlantean
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Gang DC 69
The Penguin The Penguin (Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 403
Pistolera Pistolera villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Ravens DC 16
Poison Ivy Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley) villain
CBR Scale: M fundamentalist Environmentalist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 414
Professor Radium (Professor Henry Ross) villain scientist
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Nuclear Legion DC 6
Professor Zoom Professor Zoom (Eobard Thawne) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 57
Prometheus villain
CBR Scale: S Shamballa Buddhist (convert)
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League DC 24
Psimon Psimon (Dr. Simon Jones) villain scientist
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League...  DC 30
Psycho-Pirate Psycho-Pirate (Roger Hayden) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 71
Quakemaster Quakemaster (Robert Coleman) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 12
Queen Bee Queen Bee (Zazzala) villain
CBR Scale: M alien; intersellar conquest
H.I.V.E.; Secret Society of Super Villains... 
[leader of the hiveworld Korll]
DC 30
Ra's al Ghul Ra's al Ghul villain
CBR Scale: U fundamentalist Environmentalist; alchemist
The League of Assassins (leader); Secret Society of Super Villains DC 151
The Rag Doll The Rag Doll (Peter Merkel) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Injustice Society DC 18
Reactron Reactron (Ben Krullen) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Nuclear Legion DC 9
The Riddler The Riddler (Edward Nygma) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom DC 302
Sabbac Sabbac (Ishmael Gregor) villain
CBR Scale: M Satanism
Secret Society of Super Villains; Fearsome Five DC 5
Scarecrow Scarecrow (Jonathan Crane) villain
CBR Scale: S Freudian
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 267
Scavenger villain
CBR Scale: D obsessively paranoid about all heroes
Secret Society of Super Villains; Argonauts DC 3
Secret Society of Super Villains Secret Society of Super Villains villain group
  [1st app: Secret Society of Super-Villains #1 (May-June 1976)] DC 109
Shadow Thief Shadow Thief (Carl Sands) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League DC 80
The Shark The Shark (Karshon) villain
CBR Scale: I uplifted animal
sharks; Weaponers of Qward... 
[evolved mutated tiger shark]
DC 28
Shimmer Shimmer (Selinda Flinders) villain
CBR Scale: S Goth
Secret Society of Super Villains; Fearsome Five DC 20
Signalman Signalman (Phil Cobb) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 35
Silver Ghost Silver Ghost (Raphael Van Zandt) villain
CBR Scale: U Nazi
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Crusaders DC 7
Sinestro Sinestro (Thaal Sinestro) villain
  Weaponers of Qward; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 189
Siren Siren (La Sirene la Bailene) villain
CBR Scale: M Vodoun; Atlantean Greco-Roman classical religion (lapsed); Environmentalist (ecoterrorist)
Secret Society of Super Villains; Tartarus DC 10
Sizematic Twins villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 5
Skorpio (Dennis Samuel Ellis) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains
[medical resident]
DC 7
Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy (Cyrus Gold) villain
CBR Scale: I atheist
Infinity, Inc. (founder); Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 102
Sonar Sonar (Bito Wladon) villain
CBR Scale: U Modoran Orthodox
Secret Society of Super Villains; Freedom of Power Treaty DC 51
Star Sapphire Star Sapphire (Deborah Darnell) villain
CBR Scale: I alien
Secret Society of Super Villains; Star Sapphires DC 12
Star Sapphire Star Sapphire (Carol Ferris) supporting character villain
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown)
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 214
Talia Talia (Talia al Ghul) villain
CBR Scale: U fundamentalist Environmentalist (lapsed?)
The League of Assassins; Secret Society of Super Villains DC 185
Tattooed Man Tattooed Man (Mark Richards) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 19
Tattooed Man Tattooed Man (Abel Tarrant) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 23
Toyman Toyman (Winslow Schott) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 110
Trickster Trickster (James Jesse) villain
CBR Scale: U Catholic (lapsed)
Secret Society of Super Villains; Flash's Rogues Gallery...  DC 129
Trident Trident villain
  H.I.V.E.; Secret Society of Super Villains
[black man]
DC 8
Tweedledee and Tweedledum Tweedledee and Tweedledum (Deever and Dumson Tweed) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Wonderland Gang DC 25
The Ultra-Humanite The Ultra-Humanite villain
CBR Scale: S Nazi; classical music
Secret Society of Super Villains; Time Stealers
[Superman's 1st super-villain foe]
DC 59
unnamed butler supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [1st app: Secret Society of Super-Villains #4 (Nov.-Dec. 1976)] DC 1
Vault villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 1
Ventriloquist and Scarface Ventriloquist and Scarface (Arnold Wesker) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 145
Warp Warp (Emil LaSalle) villain
  Brotherhood of Evil; Secret Society of Super Villains DC 28
Weather Wizard Weather Wizard (Mark Mardon) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Flash's Rogues Gallery DC 116
The Wizard The Wizard (William I. Zard) villain
CBR Scale: D occult/magic; Tibetan Buddhism
Secret Society of Super Villains; Crime Champions DC 61

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Secret Society of Super-Villains #1 (May-June 1976): "Attend -- or Die!"


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secret_Society_of_Super_Villains
  - http://www.comicvine.com/secret-society-of-super-villains/4060-40433/
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=25
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=215
  - http://comicbookdb.com/team.php?ID=216
  - http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Secret_Society_of_Super-Villains_I
  - http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Secret_Society_of_Super-Villains_II
  - http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Secret_Society_of_Super-Villains_III